Home Sellers Were Less Active in February 2023 [Infographic]

Highlights Home sellers were less active in February, with fewer homes listed for sale than in February 2022. In February, homes spent 67 days on the market, 23 days longer than last February but shorter than before the pandemic. The number of homes for sale increased by 67.79% compared to [...]

2023-03-21T15:06:31+00:00March 21st, 2023|Housing Market|

Is Homeownership a Hedge Against Inflation?

Prices for goods and services in a market economy are subject to change. So as prices rise, your purchasing power decreases because of inflation. Inflation, however, isn’t necessarily harmful in cyclical free markets. Inflation can bring down entire economies when prices rise too quickly, and the market fails to [...]

2023-03-09T14:56:19+00:00March 7th, 2023|Homeownership|

Why You Should Never Forgo the Home Inspection

Buying a home is a very competitive process, sometimes resulting in making offers and waiving the home inspection contingency. However, homebuyers can reserve the right to conduct an inspection to gather information while assuring the seller they will not hold them responsible for repairs. Therefore, most homebuyers should never [...]

2023-03-01T20:51:44+00:00February 28th, 2023|Inspections|

Housing Market May be Stabilizing [Video]

The number of homes for sale in January 2023 grew, while the time spent on the market slowed compared to January 2022. However, the growth rate in the total number of homes for sale remained lower than active inventory because fewer homes were under contract last month than in [...]

2023-03-01T20:52:21+00:00February 27th, 2023|Housing Market|

Number of Homes For Sale Grew in January [Infographic]

Highlights Compared to January 2022, the number of homes for sale increased by 65.49%. The total number of unsold homes in January has increased by 13.12% compared to January 2022. Home sellers were less active as the year began, with 5.45% fewer homes listed for sale than last January. [...]

2023-03-01T20:52:57+00:00February 24th, 2023|Housing Market|

Common Mistakes When Downsizing Your Home for Retirement

There comes a time when downsizing your home makes sense. It could be having the kids embark on a life of their own. On the other hand, you may have finally decided to rid yourself of debt. Whatever your reasons may be, downsizing your home requires careful planning and [...]

2023-03-01T20:54:28+00:00February 14th, 2023|Selling Your Home|

House Hacking: One Way to Start Investing in Real Estate

The real estate industry has enjoyed constant growth over the past few decades. According to Statista, its total revenue was $9.5 billion in 2021 and could reach well over $14 billion by 2030. This 4.8% growth rate can be attributed to homeowners learning mortgage-offsetting methods like house hacking. While [...]

2023-02-07T20:20:38+00:00February 7th, 2023|Real Estate Investing|

Sell Your Home Faster with a Virtual Tour

Selling a home could come with some challenges, especially in today’s technologically forward environment. Homebuyers are from a younger generation who have come to expect everything to be online and available at their fingertips, and taking a tour of their dream home is no exception. In the United States [...]

2023-02-07T20:11:08+00:00February 1st, 2023|Selling Your Home|

Median Home Prices Fell Below 10% For the First Time in a Year [Video]

The median home price growth rate slowed in December, dropping below 10% for the first time in 12 months. The national median home list price was $400,000 in December, down from a record high of $449,000 in June. It is the first time that listing price growth has fallen [...]

2023-01-27T15:56:05+00:00January 24th, 2023|Housing Market|
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